St. Nicks Christmas market opens with willow animals

The Old Market on Corn Street will be transformed into an enchanted Christmas themed forest from 2 – 24 December. The market has been brought to Bristol by Feyredo’s event management and will display everything from illuminated willow sculptured animals to your traditional Christmas treats. There will be festive activities for children to enjoy such as […]

Gloucester Road’s annual Christmas party returns

Bristol’s Gloucester Road has ushered in the festive season last night with its annual Christmas party. Local businesses lined the street with stalls selling food, drink, and gifts. Organised by local group Glos Rd Central, the event aimed to celebrate the area’s community spirit, and encourage Christmas shoppers to support small, independent businesses. The event also […]

Christmas in Bristol: What’s on this weekend

Friday, 25 November  The Coca Cola truck has arrived in Bristol today, after missing us off the map last year. Members of the public have taken to Twitter to express their excitement at the marketing stunt. #christmas is coming to #Bristol later today! #CocaColaTruck #FamilyFun https://t.co/k98JJzPTDV pic.twitter.com/8RfUG0NAXI — FamiliesSouthBristol (@FamiliesSBristl) November 25, 2016 The Christmas Steps […]

Photography: Send us your inspirational Bristol pictures

Bristol has been named the fourth most inspirational city in a survey by online travel company TravelBird.  How does Bristol inspire you? Is it the vibrant arts scene, the natural beauty and wildlife or the amazing architecture? Send your photographs to uwebristolwired@gmail.com along with a brief description. The best pictures we receive will be featured […]

Bristol Mayor raises flag for LGBT victims

Bristol‘s Mayor Marvin Rees is due to attend a Transgender Day of Remembrance event later today. The day encourages people to remember those around the world who have been murdered because of hatred towards their gender identity. The event has been organised by Bristol University, The SU at UWE, LGBT Bristol and the Bristol City Council. The Mayor will raise a […]

Millennium Square firework heads into frightened crowd

A firework headed off course and into a frightened crowd during a firework display at Millennium Square last night. No injuries have been reported but organisers of the event @bristol are investigating. A visitor at the event captured the moment on film – please be aware the video contains strong language: The moment #BristolFireworks hit […]

Artists turn empty buildings into galleries

Using empty shops as art galleries could be a new way for Bristol’s artists to establish their name. Cities are seeing more and more disused buildings on high streets. Yet Bristol artists are taking part in an innovative way of launching their careers by transforming empty shops into art galleries. One group of artists has created an exhibition in a vacant […]

‘Godfather of slavery’ – should Bristol still honour Edward Colston?

Bristol academics and business leaders are urging people to recognise the role politician Edward Colston had in the slave trade, as the city celebrates Black History month. Edward Colston (1636-1721) was a celebrated philanthropist and politician who used his wealth to help found schools, hospitals and almshouses across Bristol.  Over the past century however records […]